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Obafemi Martins
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Personal information
Full name Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins
Date of birth 28 October 1984 (1984-10-28) (age 35)
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Seattle Sounders FC
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000-2001 Reggiana
2001-2006 Internazionale Milano
2006-2009 Newcastle United
2009-2010 Wolfsburg
2010-2012 Rubin Kazan
2011 Birmingham City (loan)
<2012-2013> Levante
2013- Seattle Sounders FC
National team
2004- Nigeria
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Obafemi Martins (born 28 October 1984) is a Nigerian football player. He plays for Seattle Sounders FC and Nigeria national team.

Career statistics

As of match played 16 March 2013.
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Italy League Coppa Italia League Cup Europe Other Total
2000–01 Reggiana Serie C1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2001–02 Internazionale Serie A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002–03 4 1 2 0 4 2 0 0 10 3
2003–04 25 7 3 1 9 3 0 0 37 11
2004–05 31 11 6 6 8 5 0 0 45 22
2005–06 28 9 6 2 9 2 1 0 44 13
England League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
2006–07 Newcastle United Premier League 33 11 2 0 2 0 9 6 0 0 46 17
2007–08 31 9 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 33 10
2008–09 24 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 25 8
Germany League DFB-Pokal DFB Ligapokal Europe Other Total
2009–10 VfL Wolfsburg Bundesliga 16 6 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 25 6
Russia League Russian Cup Premier League Cup Europe Other Total
2010 Rubin Kazan Russian Premier League 12 2 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 17 2
England League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
2010–11 Birmingham City (loan) Premier League 4 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 2
Russia League Russian Cup Premier League Cup Europe Other Total
2011–12 Rubin Kazan Russian Premier League 8 1 1 0 0 0 7 2 0 0 16 3
2012–13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Spain League Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga Europe Other Total
2012–13 Levante La Liga 21 7 3 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 27 9
United States League U.S. Open Cup League Cup North America Other Total
2013 Seattle Sounders FC Major League Soccer 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3
Country Italy 90 28 17 9 30 12 1 0 138 49
England 92 28 3 1 6 2 9 6 0 0 110 37
Germany 16 6 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 25 6
Russia 20 3 1 0 0 0 12 2 1 0 34 5
Spain 21 7 3 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 27 9
United States 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3
Total 246 75 26 10 6 2 62 22 2 0 342 109

International career statistics

Nigeria national team
Year Apps Goals
2004 4 3
2005 4 6
2006 7 2
2007 5 2
2008 2 0
2009 3 2
2010 12 3
2012 1 0
Total 38 18




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